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Changing Medicare Insurance Plans

If you want to change to a different Medicare plan or go to Original Medicare for next year, you can do it from October 15th, 2017 to December 7th, 2017. It’s called “Open Enrollment” for Medicare plans. The change will take effect on January 1st, 2018. In certain situations, changes are allowed at other times […]

Medicare Misconceptions

When I speak with Medicare patients, I often hear some confusion about what Medicare plan they have and what that plan covers. First, Medicare Plan A generally helps cover services provided by hospitals (inpatient services), skilled nursing facilities or home health agencies. The Medicare Part B plan helps cover most other services (such as physician’s […]

Deal of the Month – June 2017

Compression Stockings and Diabetic Socks Buy 1 pair get the second pair half off! Compression socks apply ‘graduated’ pressure. These help in a range of circulatory problems including varicose veins, edema, thrombosis or just leg cramps and discomfort. Athletes may wear compression socks as a way to give themselves additional support for their activities that […]

Deal of the Month Valid May 2017

Protech Control Full Length and 3/4 Quarter Length Powerstep Shoe Inserts & JM Orthotics The ProTech Control orthotic insole offers a firm but flexible arch support and a deeper heel cup with a 2-degree medial post for improved foot control and positioning. Double layer, shock absorbing cushioning for enhanced comfort. A Poron heel pad enhances […]

The Dreaded Shin Splints

Shin splints, I’m sure most everyone has heard this term but not everyone has had to endure this unbearable torture.  When I was a freshman and sophomore in high school I was part of the track team.  I was a long-distance runner, I ran in many of the longer distance races like the 800 meter […]

Do Patients Judge or Don’t They Judge?

May I offer an opinion encompassing both viewpoints:  ABSOLUTELY EVERYONE JUDGES EVERYONE AND EVERYTHING ALL THE TIME!  If one thing has been proven over and over by the human condition: We are very adept at self justification of our own thoughts and reality – we judge positively or negatively why we feel the doctor should […]